This quintessential book on the wedding dress, newly revised and updated in a collector’s edition, is an exciting look at a variety of luxurious wedding dresses, celebrating their beauty, sophistication, and romance.
From Jacqueline Kennedy to Grace Kelly, Oleg Cassini’s designs are synonymous with the world’s most glamorous women. The same electrifying elegance resonates with his magnificently crafted bridal gowns. This book showcases a wide range of styles by such fashion luminaries as Cassini, Chanel, Dior, Armani, and McQueen, among others, featuring such notable photographers as Patrick Demarchelier, Benno Graziani, Horst, Arthur Elgort, Milton Greene, David LaChapelle, and Irving Penn who capture the effervescent spirit that is associated with the wedding dress. This volume begins with an overview of the sumptuous wedding gown, chronicling its history from royal weddings to today’s celebrities and presents a variety of silhouettes—from elegant Empire-style floor-length gowns to flirty short dresses and sophisticated suits. Also featured are some of the best weddings in the world, including celebrity, society, and high fashion weddings. This stylish look at the wedding dress is not only an essential resource for the bride-to-be but for everyone interested in fashion.